Dholera SIR: Highlights
A self governed economic region enjoying full support of the government and full potential for private sector participation, Logistic support of the Delhi-Mumbai Dedicated Freight Corridor linked with efficient rail and road network, To be linked with Ahmedabad city with metro rail system, Proximity to sea port, Closeness to international airport, Premium civic amenities, Close to Gujarat International Finance City (GIFT), Close to Petro-chemicals and Petroleum Inv. Region (PCPIR), Autonomy in operations, Flexibility in decisions, Single window clearance, Dispute Resolution mechanism.
Progress… Infrastructure development

Opportunities in SIR
To build the industrial parks, townships, knowledge cities, In building its infrastructure: road, rail, hospital, water, sanitation, tourism, and hospitality, Set up the metro rail system & international airport, Potential for development as a multi-modal transportation hub due to lesser distance to all the northern Indian States, Build world class transport service foreign markets.
Dholera SIR…. to create urban infrastructure centred around industrial development
Current Status in SIR
  • The work on the central spine road already started
  • Government allocates 1700 Hect. land for adjoining Airport
  • Anchor Tenants already in place
  • Water logging, seismological & environment studies  underway
  • The legal framework enacted: The SIR Act 2009
  • Project development corporation (GICC) formed
  • Development Plan sanctioned on 10 /09/2012
  • Town Planning Scheme (TPS) no. 1 and 2 sanctioned on  3/10/2012
  • Town Planning Scheme no. 3, 4, 5 and 6 have been submitted to Apex Authority (GIDB) on 13/12/2012 for sanction
  • Tenders for selection of consultants for preliminary design of roads including utilities for TPS no. 2 have been floated
Industry reaction
ITC’s YC Deveshwar: One of the most significant developments since the economic reforms of 1991 CII President B Muthuraman: NIMZs have better and far more progressives polices than SEZs.
Dholera SIR…. Within 100 kms of DFC
Delhi Mumbai Industrial corridor (DMIC)
A mega infrastructure USD 90 billion project covers 1483 km between Delhi & Mumbai Influenced area of 150 km on either sides of DFC is being developed as DMIC DFC envisages a high-speed connectivity for High-Axle Load wagons (25 to nne)of Double Stacked Container Trains.

Salient Features
Nine Mega Industrial zones of about 200-250 sq. km,
High speed freight line, 3 ports, 6 air ports and a 4000MW power plant,
Six-lane intersection-free expressway connecting Delhi & Mumbai.